Aralia Spinosa. ‘Devil’s walking stick’, ‘American angelica tree’. A large, deciduous shrub or small tree with stout, sharp spines on its stems and leaf stalks. Large compound leaves up to 1.5m long with toothed leaflets are held on sparse, club-like branches forming an umbrella-like canopy. Greenish-white flowers held in large panicles in summer are followed by fleshy, spherical, purple-black fruits. Aralia Spinosa
Name: Aralia Spinosa
Approx. Height and spread: 4-6M x 3M approx.
Position: Full Sun – part shade
Soil Ph: Acid – neutral
Moisture: Well drained. Moist, but well drained.